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Use the Draft Research Application to search through the history of the Major League Amateury Entry draft since 1965. The report will be limited to 100 rows. The entire draft history is available for purchase through our Data Store.

The MLB draft is the mechanism used to assign North American amateur players from college and high school to an MLB Organiation. The draft order is determined by the prior season's standings and sandwich picks between rounds are determined by free agent signings. Each team is granted a salary cap, depending on their draft positions, for the first 10 rounds to be assigned to signing bonuses.

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Draft Results

YearRndOvlPhaseD/SPlayer NameDraft TeamAgedPoscPosHt Wt B-T HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsSrcSchoolSFClassLvlSignedReg-BReg-DStatusOrg (Lvl)Bonus
1997341015June-RegD2John GuilmetDetroit Tigers22pP6-6 205 R-R A-1997-1997ColMerrimack CollegeSFNCAA 2YesMAMA   -
1997341016June-RegD1Lamonte CollierPhiladelphia Phillies22SSSS5-9 185 R-R A+1997-1999ColSE Missouri StateSFNCAA 1YesMOMO   -
1997341017June-RegD2Peter QuittnerAnahaim Angels22OfOF6-2 190 L-R Rk1997-1997ColSan FranciscoSFNCAA 1YesCACA   -
1997341018June-RegD1Ty BurchSan Francisco Giants17OfOF6-2 175 B-R --ColCosumnes River CollegeSFCCCAANoCACA   -
1997341019June-RegD1Jamie JenkinsToronto Blue Jays18pP6-6 215 R-R --HSJames M. Hill (Miramichi,NB)SFHSHSNoNBNB   -
1997341020June-RegD1Barry PaulkNew York Mets18OfOF5-10 180 L-R A1998-2003HSSouthridge (Miami,FL)SFHSHSNoFLFL   -
1997341021June-RegD1Freddie FincherKansas City Royals18CC6-1 200 R-R --ColGalveston CollegeSFNJCAANo--TX   -
1997341022June-RegD1C.J. SteelePittsburgh Pirates17SSSS5-9 160 R-R --HSSpiro (Spiro,OK)SFHSHSNoOKOK   -
1997341023June-RegD1Marques TuiasosopoMinnesota Twins183B3B6-1 220 R-R --HSWoodinville (Woodinville,WA)SFHSHSNoCAWA   -
1997341024June-RegD1Chris WilliamsonChicago Cubs18Of-1BOF6-5 230 L-L A+2000-2004HSWestfield (Houston,TX)SFHSHSNoTXTX   -
1997341025June-RegD1Keith FoxtonOakland Athletics19OfOF6-1 172 L-R --ColKirkwood CCSFNJCAANo--IA   -
1997341026June-RegD3Chris ClarkFlorida Marlins22OfP6-1 180 R-R AA1997-2002ColArkansasSFNCAA 1YesNYAR   -
1997341027June-RegD2James IgoMilwaukee Brewers19pP6-5 205 R-R NCAA1999-2000ColGalveston CollegeSFNJCAANoTXTX   -
1997341028June-RegD1Mke BornarCincinnati Reds17pP6-6 210 R-L A-1998-2002HSPrairie (Vancouver,WA)SFHSHSNoWAWA   -
1997341029June-RegD1Jason MoatesChicago White Sox18pP6-2 210 R-R A+1999-2004HSColumbia Central (Columbia,TN)SFHSHSNoTNTN   -
1997341030June-RegD1John SkinnerHouston Astros20pP6-1 185 R-R AA2000-2002ColChabot CollegeSFCCCAANoCACA   -
1997341031June-RegD2Layne MeyerBoston Red Sox19pP6-6 215 R-R NCAA1999-2003ColPolk StateSFFrNJCAANoMOFL   -
1997341032June-RegD1Mark ScatesColorado Rockies19OfOF6-0 185 L-R --HSCoeur D'Alene (Coeur D'Alene,ID)SFHSHSNoIDID   -
1997341033June-RegD1Eric MitchellSeattle Mariners18CP-C6-1 190 R-R NCAA2000-2000HSDubois Area (Dubois,PA)SFHSHSNoPAPA   -
1997341034June-RegD1Michael SpeckhardtSt. Louis Cardinals21OfOF6-1 200 R-R A-1995-1997ColMaristSFSrNCAA 1YesNYNY   -
1997341035June-RegD1Matthew SchwagerBaltimore Orioles19pP6-6 222 R-R A+1998-2004ColIndian Hills CC-CentervilleSFNJCAAYesNEIA   -
1997341036June-RegD1Joe BaldassanoMontreal Expos17pP5-11 170 R-R A-1998-2000HSAlta Loma (Alta Loma,CA)SFHSHSYesILCA   -
1997341037June-RegD2Devon YoungerTexas Rangers19pP6-3 215 R-R --ColMeridian CCSFNJCAANoOHMS   -
1997341038June-RegD1Blake McGinleyLos Angeles Dodgers18pP6-1 185 R-L AAA2000-2007HSBakersfield North (Bakersfield,CA)SFHSHSNoCACA   -
1997341039June-RegD1Jarrod DouglassNew York Yankees18pP6-3 190 R-R --HSBriarcliff (Briarcliff Manor,NY)SFHSHSNoNYNY   -
1997341040June-RegD2Jason RakersSan Diego Padres243BP6-2 200 R-R MLB1995-20031998-2000ColQuincySFNCAA 2YesPAIL   -
1997341041June-RegD1Jon RouwenhorstCleveland Indians17pP6-1 175 L-L AAA2001-2009HSBrethren Christian (Huntington Beach,CA)SFHSHSNoCACA   -
1997341042June-RegD1Patrick HannawayAtlanta Braves18pP6-4 200 R-R Rk2001-2001HSMonsignor Farrell (Staten Island,NY)SFHSHSNoNYNY   -
1997341043June-RegD1Phillip McKaigArizona Diamondbacks18pP6-10 245 R-R --HSCorona del Sol (Tempe,AZ)SFHSHSNoAZAZ   -
1997341044June-RegD1Kris EhmkeTampa Bay Rays18pP6-3 210 L-R NCAA2000-2001HSThomas Stewart (Peterborough,ON)SFHSHSNoONON   -